Tag Archives: Relationships

Cling

Cling to your child. Cling to your momma and daddy. Cling to your big brother or sister. Cling to your husband or wife. Cling with all your love. Give it everything you’ve got. But what do I say to an … Continue reading

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Fruitful Friends

Last week I wrote about the concept of boundaries specifically within the context of toxic relationships, and how proper lines in the sand can alleviate the grief they cause. However, it’s not only unhealthy relationships that require boundaries. In my … Continue reading

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Merciful Boundaries: Part 1

“Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man without self-control.” Proverbs 25:28 One of the most important lessons I have learned in my adult life is the importance of healthy emotional boundaries. When I was younger, I … Continue reading

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Embracing the Awkward

Two years ago, I was exploring the great city of London with some good friends. We couldn’t have imagined a more perfect day. The sun was shining (a rarity for bleak British weather), and we were blissfully happy after crossing … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Face Gossip

Gossip. The mere word makes me cringe. It is a remarkably dangerous practice, yet is somehow treated with an inexplicable lightness. We laugh it off, justify ourselves in doing it, even encourage it in others. Yet what is more responsible … Continue reading

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